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10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

What makes a good digital design portfolio?

Dear Doctor,<p>I’m redesigning my digital design portfolio, and I’m not sure what the best practice is right now. I’d like to start using it to apply for roles – do you have any tips on putting one together so it’s appealing to employers?<p>Rob Wood says…<p>Digital design is very subjective, and everyone’s …

Hey, IT, want to innovate? Become a network

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: wavebreakmedia/shutterstock<p>My editor hates innovation. Actually, what she really hates is the way the term …

You Need to Start Measuring How Much Time Your Company Wastes | Inc.com

How much time is your company wasting? It's a serious question. If your day-to-day operations and meetings are frittering the day away, you should realize that you're essentially giving away money.<p>Ryan Fuller, CEO and co-founder of workforce management software company VoloMetrix, writes in the …

Employment

What to Do When You've Forgotten Someone's Name

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do you do when you meet someone and you cannot remember their name? Yikes! That can be embarrassing. A while back I had the owner of a restaurant send me a question on this topic. He said, “I was in a store recently when a person …

How to Shed Your Introverted Ways in 6 Simple Steps | Inc.com

In a world where extroverts seem to get all of the attention, standing out as an introvert can be an even heavier lift.<p>I should know--in the Myers-Briggs assessment, I fell squarely into the introvert slot. You could almost hear the thud. The people administering the test nodded at me politely, in …

Personality

3 New Job Titles Every Company Needs But No One Has Yet

What would happen if businesses introduced new positions dedicated completely to imagining new ways to shake things up? Here’s what that might look like.<p>Two issues seem to be severely afflicting corporations today: how to survive gracefully in this uncongenial business environment and how to …

An Introvert's Guide to Networking

<i>Andrea Deets is the Lead Writer at Crew, an invite-only network connecting short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Once I was making oatmeal in the microwave in my dorm and two of my other flatmates came in…<p>“Europe's …

Liz Climo Creates Hilarious and Witty Animal Comics

If you're on Tumblr, you may already know the name Liz Climo. She's the artist whose funny comics get thousands (and even tens of thousands) of notes a day as people share her witty works with the world. By day, she's an author and animator for the hit show <i>The Simpsons</i>. By night, she turns into one …

Comics

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

How to Open a Bottle of Beer Without an Opener

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Be the savior of gatherings everywhere, and open a beer with your bare hands and a spoon.</i><p><i>“Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place</i> …

A Crazy Size Comparison Of Sci-Fi's Greatest Ships [Infographic]

The _Star Wars _vessels are puny compared to the ship from _Independence Day. _<p>Being a small child, I often think to myself: <i>What if the _Star Wars _spaceships got into a fight with the ships from _Star Troopers</i>? _Thanks to this infographic from DeviantART user Dirk Loechel, I finally have an …

Infographics

Your Own Holographic Chef!

Who wouldn’t want Gordon Ramsey to scream at them while crafting their cooking skills?! The Humaleon system brings the top chef and other favorites …

Ask Eat Like a Man: What to Cook in a Fire Pit

<i>Josh Ozersky is a James Beard Award-winning food writer, B-list food personality, and noted polymath and deviant. The founder of Meatopia, he will answer all your questions on meat, food, food writing, relationships, restaurants, or cooking. He is also available for private tutorials.</i><p><b>I just put a</b> …

Sous

Five Tips for First Time DSLR Owners

Canon Rebel with Canon 50mm F/1.8 on the left and Canon 5D with Sigma 85mm F/1.4 on the right<p><i>FACT:</i> A DSLR will not get you better pictures, knowledge …